ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT KEERTHANA GANGADHARAN SHEEJA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Govt. Model Engineering College | Kochi, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

" I am excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship as it gives me a huge opportunity to connect with people from different parts of the world who are trying to make a difference and also to do my part in helping the community. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Fortitude

Fortitude is a Mental Health club which aims to work on the Mental Health SDG put forward by the United Nations. It's an initiative by the team that works on mental health awareness and support.
This mental health group aims not just to be a support group, but also to serve as a safe space where like-minded students can spearhead activities and discussions that combat stigma. It serves several purposes, right from promoting mental health awareness and education within the college, to allowing students to lead projects based on mental health. It also provides an ongoing space for students to have a stigma-free place to discuss mental health and builds a bridge between community mental health resources and our college community. Talking about mental health in public still happens to be frowned upon, especially in a country like India!

About the Millennium Fellow

Keerthana Gangadharan Sheeja is an undergraduate student, who is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Govt. Model Engineering College, Kochi. She is an advocate of mental-health and hopes to reach-out to those in need and hence make a difference.

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